Southeast Asia — With mega e-commerce on the rise in Asian markets, specifically in Indonesia, companies such as Lazada have established themselves quickly. It is no surprise that an ecommerce platform solution would come next that caters to the rising demands of the marketplace– aCommerce is the solution, and it’s growing faster than expected.
According to its website, aCommerce is the only full-service e-commerce enabler providing marketing, tech, warehousing, fulfillment, and logistics across 4 countries. It further states that it can “Outsource your warehousing, B2C delivery, cross border fulfillment, marketing, production and creative services to cut your operational costs in Southeast Asia.” read more
Recently, Tech In Asia, an online technology and media company based in the US and Asia reported that “aCommerce, a Thailand-based platform builder for e-commerce, has successfully raised US$3.1 million in bridge financing…The investment is led by NTT Docomo Ventures, with participation from CyberAgent Ventures, aCommerce staff members themselves, and several other strategic angel investors.” read more
aCommerce continued their interview with Tech In Asia by stating that it considered that funding round a seed round, effectively leading to June 8th’s series A Financing.
Crunchbase, the leader in startup funding news, recently reported that combined with aCommerce’s Series A financing of US$10.7 million on June 8, 2014, aCommerce has now successfully raised US$13.8 million in total investment capital. Series A investors consist of Sinar Mas Inonesia, JL Capital, CyberAgent, Asia Pacific Capital, Sumitomo Corporation Equity Asia, NTT DoCoMo, Inspire Ventures and Ardent Capital. read more
Nobuyuki Akimoto, EVP and COO at NTT Docomo Ventures, commented about this investment:
“We are excited about supporting the new age of e-commerce solutions in Southeast Asia as the region is rich in potential, and we believe that aCommerce and its talented team are perfectly positioned to seize this opportunity and flourish in this field.” source